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The New Janus?
Do we really have another antipsychotic in the offing, one with a completely different mechanism than existing agents? Here: existing evidence regarding the effects of cannabidiol.
Young, Depressed, and Diabetic?
Depression worsens the outcomes of chronic comorbidities, such as diabetes. New research shows the time is now to address these concerns.
Genetic Underpinnings of Intermediate Phenotypes in Psychosis
A recent study from the Bipolar-Schizophrenia Network on Intermediate Phenotypes (B-SNIP) investigated the genetics of the auditory event-related potential, a putative psychosis biomarker.
Introduction: Reflections on the Crossing of Cultures in Psychiatry
Special Reports have long been a mainstay feature of the monthly Psychiatric Times issues, but this two-part report on cultural competence and diversity is unique in both style and content.
The DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview and the Evolution of Cultural Assessment in Psychiatry
This evidence-based tool is composed of a series of questionnaires that assist clinicians in making person-centered cultural assessments to inform diagnosis and treatment planning.
Traditional Healing Concepts and Psychiatry: Collaboration and Integration in Psychiatric Practice
The authors share a model for psychiatrists interested in collaborating with traditional healing and medicine.
Religious Understanding as Cultural Competence: Issues for Clinicians
Improving religious competence among clinicians is vital if everyday psychiatric care is to become truly person-centered.
Psychiatric VOICES We Should Hear and See
I don't know of anything like the film, "Voices." See it if you haven’t, and recommend it to others, too.
A Tour de Force of the History of Psychiatry
The author of this book tells the story of the evolution of psychiatry from a place of skepticism and distain to its more recent emergence as a modern neuroscience.
The Truth About Marijuana
An interesting history, key myths, and the pros and cons of marijuana are explained in this book.
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